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Chatter with BNC

Podcast dedicated to all things business in North Carolina. We talk to the state's leaders in healthcare, manufacturing, education and more about their business, passions and lives in an entertaining and informative manner.

May 18, 2022

Welcome to Business North Carolina's weekly podcast, serving up interviews with some of the Tar Heel State's most interesting people.
On today‚Äôs episode, Dave Mildenberg speaks with Art and Abe VanWingerden, co-CEOs of Metrolina Greenhouses, a Huntersville-based company that celebrated its 50th anniversary in April. The $300 million-revenue family business supplies live goods to 1,400 retail outlets in 19 states. The brothers talk about their family business' steady growth, the difference between "diggers" and "decorators," and why increased  demand for plants is a long-term trend.